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This helps the user to make modifications to the local system settings and session settings i.e. a user can configure display settings, network settings like IP and DNS. Similarly, session settings such as device redirection, protocol settings, etc. can be done through this.

Following configurations/settings can be viewed/modified in this mode

  1. Management Server
  2. Idle Timeout
  3. Change Password
  4. Remote Shadow

System

  1. Date and Time
  2. Display
  3. Firmware Update
  4. Hostname
  5. Mouse
  6. Power Management
  7. Recovery
  8. Wallpaper

Connection Settings

  1. USB Redirection
  2. Printer Redirection
  3. Audio Redirection
  4. Certificate

Network

  1. Ethernet
  2. VPN Profiles
  3. Wi-Fi

 

1.1    Settings Page Login

Two types of user login are allowed for the settings page:

  1. Default Admin User Login
  2. AD User Login

 

 Administrator Login

1.1.1    Default Admin User Login

Only the default thin client device administrator user will have access to all of the available menu.

The default username and password for administrator account is listed below:

Username: admin

Password: superuser

 

1.1.2    AD User Login

AD users can login using their AD credentials. Each user will have access to settings menu privileged for the users only.

These configuration options available for each user may differ based on the SCM policy settings. For more details on the SCM policy settings, refer to the AmZetta Client Manager documentation

Settings Screen

 

1.2     Change Password

This enables an administrator/privileged user to change the default admin login password

  1. Click on the Change Password option in the settings page.

Change Password

  1. Enter Old Password.
  2. Enter the New Password and retype to Confirm Password.
  3. Click Save Changes to apply the changes.

 

If user wants to view the input password, use password viewer button.

The user can choose his custom password by entering the old password and the new password. The new password should adhere to the following rules:

  • It can’t be the same as that of the old
  • It should have a minimum length of 8 characters.
  • It can have a maximum length of 32 characters.

 

1.3    Remote Shadow

To change the remote shadow password, click on Remote Shadow in the settings page

  1. Enter Old Password.
  2. Enter the New Password and retype to Confirm Password.
  3. Click Save Changes to apply the changes.

 

Change Password for Remote Shadow

1.4    Certificate Settings

Support for add/delete the new/saved certificate for VM connection. Certificate upload is supported for the following connections

  1. Citrix connection
  2. Microsoft connection
  3. VMware connection

1.4.1    Citrix Certificate

For Citrix based remote session, user must upload SSL certificate.

Citrix certificate feature includes

  1. Show the existing available certificate
  2. Upload new certificate files from USB (supported format include: .cer, .der, .crt, p12, .p7b and .pem)
  3. Delete certificate file (for multiple deletes).

To access Citrix certificate

  1. Click the Citrix certificate icon in the settings page.

  

  Citrix Certificate

  1. List of available certificates is listed as shown above.

To add Citrix certificate

  1. Click on add (+)

Add Certificate

  1. Enter Certificate

Add Certificate

  1. Search and choose the required certificate.
  2. Click Ok to apply the changes.

 

To delete Certificate

  1. Choose the certificate to delete.

Delete Certificate

  1. Click on the delete button.

 

1.4.2    Microsoft

To configure Certificate settings

Enable Ignore Certificate to bypass the certificate

Disable Ignore Certificate to use the certificate pushed from Server.

Microsoft Certificate

 

Microsoft Certificate – Advanced

Click advanced to add new certificate.

Select a certificate available in the list and click Set Default to set the certificate to default.

Select a certificate available in the list and click Delete to clear the certificate.

 

1.4.3    VMWare Certificate

To configure Certificate settings

Enable Ignore Certificate to bypass the certificate

Disable Ignore Certificate to use the certificate.

User can add, select or delete a certificate.

VMWare Certificate

 

1.5    Date and Time

Date and Time can be set to configure auto update (from internet) or manually.

To access internet Date and Time

  1. Click the Date and Time option in the settings page. Below is the UI for Date and Time configuration settings.

Auto update Date & Time

 

  1. Select Automatically synchronize Date & Time with NTP Server option, if not selected already
  2. Select the Timezone. Time zone information is used to offset standard UTC time so that the localized time is displayed.
  3. Enter Primary NTP Server and Secondary NTP server
  4. Click Save Changes to save the configuration

To set Date and Time manually

Manual update Date & Time

  1. Uncheck the ‘Automatically synchronize Date & Time with NTP Server’ option.
  2. Enter the Date in (mm/dd/yyyy) format.
  3. Enter the time in (hh:mm) format.
  4. Click Save Changes to apply the changes.

1.6    Display configuration

The display configuration is applicable for both UI and the remote session.

It has two type of configuration:

  1. Auto Detect
  2. Custom Settings

 

Auto-Detect

Use auto detect screen size option for automatic detection of screen resolution. This option will use EDID to choose the best resolution supported by the monitors. If monitors connected to the device does not support EDID, the default resolution 1024×768 will be set.

By default, auto detection is enabled.

  1. Select the displays to the enabled
  2. Choose Auto detect
  3. Click Save Changes to save the configuration

Refer to the below screen shot.

Auto-detect – Display

 

 

Custom settings

Custom screen size option can be used to choose a specific resolution listed by the device.

Custom – Display

List of available custom size are:

  1. 1024 x 768 – Lowest resolution supported
  2. 1280 x 800
  3. 1280 x 1024
  4. 1360 x 768
  5. 1440 x 900
  6. 1600 x 900
  7. 1600 x 1200
  8. 1680 x 1050
  9. 1920 x 1080 – Highest resolution supported

 

To choose secondary display configuration

  1. Choose Display 2
  2. Select the preferable Display Mode –
    1. Extended Mode
    2. Clone Mode

       Custom – Display

  • Click Save Changes to apply the changes.

 

Maximum of two displays can be supported.  Chosen resolution will be set on both the monitors, if selected.

If the chosen resolution is not supported by the monitor, then the settings will fall back to next standard resolution supported by the monitor.

In Clone Mode the display will be duplicated i.e. the screen of display 1 and display 2 will be same.

In Extended Mode the display will be spanned across both the monitors.

1.7    Firmware Update

Click the Firmware update option in the settings page.

Firmware update can be done by either USB or FTP.

Enable Patch Update if the new firmware file is not a bulk firmware. Patch firmware size will be comparatively(less) than the full-blown firmware. Patch firmware file will only have the differences between current deployed firmware and the new firmware version to be deployed. This helps to reduce the network bandwidth utilization, if FTP based firmware update is used.

Enable Restore Settings from SCM, to automatically re-deploy the settings, certificates and profiles from SCM.

 To update firmware by USB

  1. Select the USB option.
  2. Choose the file name.
  3. Click update button to update the firmware.

USB based Firmware Update

 

To update firmware by FTP

  1. Select the FTP option.
  2. Enter FTP server & port number details.
  3. Enter Username and Password.
  4. Enter file name or file path.
  5. Click update button to update the firmware.

FTP based Firmware Update

 

1.8    Hostname configuration

Support for modifying the hostname of the device.

To access hostname configuration

  1. Click the Hostname option in the settings page.
  2. Enter the hostname.

Hostname configuration

  1. Click Save changes to apply the changes.

 

User can choose the preferred hostname, which will be automatically registered to the DNS server.

 

1.9    USB Redirection

Click the USB Redirection option in Settings page.

 

This enables the administrator/user to configure the device redirection for USB device such as signature pad, imaging devices, printer, audio device redirection, etc.

 

Any USB devices configured in HID mode (includes devices such as Keyboard, Mouse, etc), will be redirected automatically.

 

Following devices redirection are restricted for remote device redirection.

Device Family

Description

CDC-Data Devices such as Modem or wired Networking adapter
USB Hub Full bandwidth hub devices
Wireless Controller Devices like Bluetooth adapter
Content Security Devices compliant with “Content Security “class defined by USB specification

 

 

1.9.1    USB Mass Storage Device Redirection

USB devices can be redirected to the remote session to use the devices as if connected directly to the remote session.

Provision to enable or disable the redirection will be available.

  1. Select or unselect the options to enable or disable.
  2. Click Save Changes to apply the changes.

USB Mass Storage Device Redirection

If Redirect option is enabled, all USB storage devices connected to the device before the session is established will be redirected to the remote session automatically.

If Devices connected later is enabled, all the USB storage devices connected later (after the session is established) will be redirected to the remote session.

If both the options are enabled before a Microsoft or Citrix based session, after session connect, USB Mass storage device will be shown twice inside the session.

 

1.9.2    Other USB Device Redirection

Other USB devices such Bar code reader, Signature Pad, Web Camera, etc., (except Printer Devices) connected to the thin client will be listed under this option.

User can enable/disable it by selecting/deselecting the devices.

Select the device, to enable the device to be redirected to the remote session.

Unselect the device to disable the device to be redirected to the remote session.

Other USB Device Redirection

If Redirect option is enabled, all USB storage devices connected to the device before the session is established will be redirected to the remote session automatically.

If Devices connected later is enabled, all the USB storage devices connected later (after the session is established) will be redirected to the remote session.

If both the options are enabled before a Microsoft or Citrix based session, after session connect, USB Mass storage device will be shown twice inside the session.

Device Family

Description

Audio Any Audio In/Out devices
Physical Force feedback devices such as force feedback joystick
Image Imaging devices such as scanner
Smartcard USB smart card reader
Video Video input devices such as webcam
Healthcare Devices such as Pulse monitor
Application Specific Application specific devices such as device firmware upgrade
Vendor Specific Device with Vendor specific functions

 

1.10  Audio Redirection

Audio (In and Out) can also be redirected to the remote session to use audio In/Out from inside the remote session.

To enable/disable Audio redirection

  1. Select Play Audio on remote computer to enable audio redirection. Unselect the option to disable the redirection.
  2. Click Save Changes to apply the settings

Use the slide bar to increase/decrease volume for playback and recording devices.

Click Save Changes for the changes to take effect.

For mute/unmute click on the speaker and mic icon beside the slide bar.

No need to click Save Changes.

  1. User can also use test button to verify the playback and recording device functionality.

For mic test, first click Record button to record some audio, then click Play button to hear that audio.

Enable/Disable Audio Redirection

 

1.11  Printer Redirection

Like USB redirection, printer devices can also be redirected.

List of printers connected to the TC will be listed in this page. Select the printer to enable redirection. User can switch between Optimize/Generic to optimize the redirection.

Generic option is applicable for RDP, VMware, and Citrix.

Note: Choose this option for multi-function printers to redirect both printer and scanner.

Optimize option is applicable for Server VM in Citrix only.

Note: Choosing this option for multi-function printers will redirected printers only.

 

1.12  Mouse Settings

In Mouse settings, UI will have provisions for changing mouse speed and swapping of left and right mouse.

To access mouse settings

  1. Click the Mouse option in Settings page.
  2. Drag and move the slider to slow/fast.

Mouse settings

  1. Select Swap left and right mouse buttons, if required.
  2. Click Save changes to apply the changes.

 

1.13  Power Management

In Power management, the UI will have provisions for enabling/disabling of Wake-On-USB and Wake-On-LAN via Magic packet.

Note: Wakeup by USB KB/MS and Wake on LAN must be enabled in BIOS also for these features to work.

  1. Click the power management option in settings page.
  2. Enable/Disable Wake-On-USB or Wake-On-LAN.

1.14   Recovery

This is available for User Settings and Device.

User Settings Recovery will help to reset all the user modified settings to factory default settings.

On successful reset, the device will reboot.

If “Restore Settings from SCM” is enabled, on reboot, the last applied device configuration from SCM will be pushed to the device automatically.

To access recovery

  1. Click the recovery option in settings page.
  2. Click restore factory settings to default.
  3. Select Restore settings from SCM, if required.

Recovery can be also done from AmZetta Client Manager (SCM). For more details, refer to AmZetta Client Manager User Guide.

Device Recovery is the safe mode with very limited features. Device will automatically boot into this mode when the primary boot fails or during unclean power cycle.  If device boots into recovery, try rebooting the device. If it fails, contact the administrator for firmware update. If firmware update fails, contact the AmZetta customer support team.

1.15   Wallpaper

The Wallpaper setting provides option to change the background wall paper, as desired.

Image formats supported : .jpg, .jpeg, .png, .bmp, .gif

To change Wallpaper:

  1. Click the Wallpaper option in the Settings
  2. Select a location to upload a new background image, either USB or FTP.
  3. Select an image to apply as a new background.
  4. If required, click Preview to see the image before applying
  5. Select Change to apply the selected image.

       Change Background

 

To return to default background, click Reset.

1.16  Ethernet Settings

The UI will have provision to configure DHCP and Static settings for IP, DNS for Ethernet, and DHCP will be enabled by default for IP and DNS for WIFI.

To access Ethernet settings

  1. Click the Ethernet option in settings page.

 

  1. Unselect the Use DHCP.

DHCP/Auto DNS

 

  1. Enter the required information.

Auto DNS

  1. Click Save changes to apply changes.

 

To configure DNS

  1. Select the use DHCP option.

                    Setting – DHCP

  1. Enter the required details Domain Name, Preferred DNS Server and Alternate DNS Server.
  2. Click Save Changes to apply changes.

 

6.17 Management Server

To configure SCM

  1. Enter SCM IP and click Save Changes to manage the device with SCM.

SCM Hostname can also be used instead of IP to manage the device with SCM.

If device is auto-discovered by SCM, then SCM IP will be automatically populated.

User can clear the SCM IP or Hostname by clicking the Clear button. In that case the device will no longer be managed with SCM.

 

6.18 VPN Profiles

Provision to Enable/Disable VPN based connection will be available. Also, it will have multi-choice option to select the type of VPN connection i.e. provision to select Cisco, etc.

User can add multiple VPN profiles. Each profile will include the server details such as Server IP, Protocol Type, and Group Name as applicable. User can add, delete or edit the VPN profiles. VPN Profiles settings is user configurable as shown in the below screen shots.

Note: Only Cisco VPN is supported.  Any other VPN is not supported.

To add VPN profiles

  1. Click the VPN option in the Settings
  1. Click add  icon to add profile.

Add – VPN Profiles

 

  1. Enter the Profile Name, Server IP or Hostname and Group Name.

 

  1. Click Save Changes to apply changes.

 

To edit VPN profiles

  1. Choose the Profile to edit.

Edit – VPN Profiles

  1. Click edit  icon to edit the profile.
  2. Edit the profile info.

Edit – VPN Profiles

 

  1. Click Save Changes to make the changes.

 

To delete the VPN profiles

  1. Choose the Profile to delete.

                                                 Delete – VPN Profiles

  1. Click delete  icon to delete the profile.

 

 

6.19 Wi-Fi Settings

This will help to enable Wi-Fi and connect the Thin Client device with specified Wi-Fi access point. Also allows the user to add new Wi-Fi access points.

To access the Wi-Fi settings

  1. Click the Wi-Fi option in the settings page.

 

To connect with a Wi-Fi network

  1. Select enable Wi-Fi option to obtain the list of available Wi-Fi.

         Enable – Wi-Fi

 

  1. Select enable Wi-Fi option to obtain the list of available Wi-Fi.

                                                                  Connecting – Wi-Fi

  1. Choose the Wi-Fi to connect and Click Connect.

Providing Password

  1. Provide password to establish the connection.

Wi-Fi Connected

 

To disconnect the Wi-Fi network

  1. Click disconnect to disconnect the Wi-Fi connectivity.

Wi-Fi Disconnected

 

To add a Wi-Fi network

  1. Click add (+)

Adding – Wi-Fi Network

 

  1. Provide SSID.

Adding – Wi-Fi Network

 

  1. Choose the security option for the network and Click next.

Providing Password

  1. Provide a password and Click proceed to add the Wi-Fi network.

To forget a Wi-Fi network

  1. Choose the network.

Forget Password

  1. Click forget button to remove the network from the list.

Wi-Fi Network Removed

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